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Searches on Yahoo kept in database

Apr 19, 2011
If you go to Yahoo to search for anything (which you would do after you've already searched on Google, Bing and Blekko?), those search records will...
Posted In: bing, blekko, Google, privacy, Yahoo

Online security plan announcement today

Apr 15, 2011
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt and Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) will hold an announcement...
Posted In: Congress, privacy, security

Privacy bill hits the house

Apr 14, 2011
Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) introduced a privacy bill on Wednesday - a day after Sens. Kerry and McCain introduced their online privacy bill. In a...
Posted In: Congress, do not track, FTC, House, privacy

Law enforcement officials are looking at your emails

Apr 13, 2011
Privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian is out with a new paper that shows that law enforcement officials are increasingly asking for access to...
Posted In: government, Law, privacy

Certificate Authority infrastructure problem grows

Apr 6, 2011
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has found that 37,000 certificates have been given out to unauthorized names. That means you could be subjected...
Posted In: hacking, privacy, security

The list of companies in the Epsilon hack grows

Apr 6, 2011
Reuters reports we can add Verizon to the list of companies whose customers' email addresses were obtained by a hacker in the recent Epsilon data...
Posted In: Best Buy, business, epsilon, hacking, privacy, security, Target, Verizon

Symantec says watch out for targeted cyber attacks

Apr 5, 2011
Tuesday, the security company released its annual security review which finds we'll see a lot more targeted attacks in the coming year. Targeted...
Posted In: hacking, privacy, security, symantec

Epsilon breach keeps growing

Apr 5, 2011
Yesterday, we (and lots of news sources) talked about the massive hack that took place at Epsilon. It's a company that handles email communications...
Posted In: Best Buy, email, epsilon, privacy, security

Big data breach

Apr 4, 2011
Reuters is calling it perhaps the biggest data breach in the U.S. EVER. It all traces back to hackers who got into client files of the company...
Posted In: hacking, privacy, security

Child ID theft - more common than you think

Apr 1, 2011
A research fellow at Carnegie Mellon's CyLab is out with a new report today about child identity theft. The first large report about this ever. And...
Posted In: identity theft, privacy, security

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